ABB wins Excellent Supplier Award in the Middle East

2012-12-13 - ABB in United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been recognized as one of the excellent suppliers by Abu Dhabi Gas Industries Ltd. (GASCO). The GASCO supply chain management division had conducted a supplier evaluation to acknowledge and award the outstanding suppliers for 2012. ABB was selected as one of the excellent suppliers to receive the award of excellence.
"ABB seeks to be a 'reliable partner' of its customers and I am delighted that the hard work of the team has been recognized in winning the Excellent Supplier Award," said Bjarne Andre Asheim, Regional Manager, Oil Gas and Petrochemicals for ABB in Middle East.

The company received the award on the occasion of second GASCO Manufacturer's Exhibition (GME) 2012. Inaugurated by Abdul Aziz A. AI Ameri, Acting CEO, GASCO the event was organized to promote and develop UAE's oil and gas industry and to strengthen relationships with local manufacturers.

Over 3000 delegates attended and participated in the event, including senior management of GASCO, ADNOC Group of Companies, government organizations, students from prestigious universities and private sector organizations like Flowserve, Wood Group and Pipeline Services along with other utilities. In addition to the exhibition, a conference was also organized on all three days of the event.

ABB showcased its wide range of products and systems offerings at the exhibition and also presented a paper on 'Automation and Power Integration'.

The GME provided a lot of learning and networking opportunities by enabling stakeholders to share information, best practices, discuss new technologies, exchange ideas and seek new business prospects. The delegates during the event discussed significant changes sweeping through the sector. They elaborated upon ways to address some of the most common supply chain challenges which includes customer service management, planning and risk management and supplier relationship management.

From right Bjarne Andre Asheim, Regional Manager, Oil Gas and Petrochemicals for ABB in Middle East and Hussein Al Attas ABB's account manager for GASCO with GASCO employees